What does running software in the network mean exactly?
This is one of the questions that users are exploring as they start to increasingly poke at what "cloud computing" means for them.
On the one hand, cloud computing can refer specifically to running some sort of fixed software service--frequently through a browser's user interface--over the network. This is cloud computing in the Web 2.0 sense. We don't necessarily even think of Flickr, Facebook, or Google as "applications" as such. At the other end of the scale, services such as Amazon's EC2 and … Read more